This week I celebrated three years of blogging. This is so much longer than I ever expected. I really thought it would be 12 months, 18 at the most. But in the process I’ve discovered… More
Continue reading “The long journey home”
It may seem at times like you’re thousands of miles from where you want to be, but step back for a moment and maybe you’ll see you’re actually just on a long journey home.
In these challenging times I’d be surprised if every one of us hasn’t had at least one meltdown in the past few months.Continue reading “The value of having an occasional meltdown”
Over the past three months, my COVID-19 pandemic book of choice has been the Poldark series by Winston Graham. During this time I have read all 12 books in the series. (That’s one a week!)Continue reading “Book Review: The Poldark series by Winston Graham”
Today my son goes back to school. It has been three months since our world went crazy. Today life starts getting back to normal.Continue reading “Today life starts getting back to normal”
In a little over two months the world has changed. Irrevocably. It will never be the same. Where do I start? How do I start? What do I say?Continue reading “Where do I start?”
We have had a fun-filled three weeks in Australia catching up with family and friends in three states; Western Australia, South Australia and New South Wales. However, underlying is a deep sadness as every state we visited is experiencing drought and/or bushfires.Continue reading “Why my holiday wasn’t so good”
I’ve just been diagnosed with FOMOOF!
OK, so I diagnosed myself. And I also totally made up the condition. But that doesn’t mean it’s not accurate. And I’m willing to bet that there are other people out there with FOMOOF. I know that I am not alone.Continue reading “I’ve just been diagnosed with FOMOOF!”
I couldn’t have picked a better day to practice shinrin-yoku (forest bathing). Today was a classic autumn day. Cool. Crisp. Blue skies. Beautiful.Continue reading “Observations of an autumn day”
Whenever we visit my husband’s family in England I really look forward to walking in the nature reserve near their home.
Formerly a farm, the nature reserve is now 33 hectares of wildflower meadows, woodland, ancient hedgerows and ponds. While we are visiting I walk there most days. I refer to it as my “happy place”.Continue reading “Discovering Shinrin-Yoku”